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Man drowns while practicing holding his breath, police say

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:02pm

Thirty-nine year old Gabriel Crowther drowned at a local swimming pool as he practiced holding his breath underwater Saturday.

At least 3 injured in shooting at West Valley Walmart

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:31pm

At least three people were injured in a shooting outside a Walmart Saturday night.

Get a smart robot vacuum with bonus filters and brushroll for $180

Tech Bargains  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:00pm

Utah Royals draw 1-1 with Orlando in franchise opener

KSL Sports  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:59pm

Utah's first professional women's soccer team debuted Saturday afternoon in the Sunshine State, earning a 1-1 draw with the Orlando Pride in front of an announced crowd of 9,017 fans at Orlando City Stadium.

Parents of young children have reason to be watchful as flu season ends

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:40pm

The flu season may be winding down, but parents of young children have reason to remain watchful.

Lights go dark for Earth Hour to highlight climate change

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:27pm

In Paris, the Eiffel Tower went dark. In London, a kaleidoscope of famous sites switched off their lights — Tower Bridge, Big Ben, Piccadilly Circus, the London Eye.

7 months after Harvey, flood-control projects' fate unclear

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:14pm

Large-scale projects long considered essential to easing Houston's flooding woes went to the top of the area's to-do list after Hurricane Harvey inundated large swaths of the nation's fourth-largest city.

Event touts how society benefits from people with disabilities in the workplace

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:31pm

Columbus, a nonprofit service provider for people with disabilities, hosted its annual Bottom Line of Disabilities Economic Symposium bringing together civic leaders and advocates to discuss the impact that people with disabilities have in society.

Utah marchers convene to support nationwide push for safer schools, gun control

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:21pm

Thousands of Utahns gathered Saturday to participate in a "March for Our Lives" held in conjunction with nearly 850 similar demonstrations all over the world.

China tells US it will defend interests after Trump tariffs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:56pm

China's newly appointed economic czar told U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday that Beijing is ready to defend its interests after President Donald Trump announced plans to slap tariffs on nearly $50 billion in Chinese imports.

Police: 1 stabbed, 1 shot in fight at West Valley City gas station

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:23pm

One man was stabbed and another was shot after a fight at a gas station late Friday night, police said.


Here are the Central Utah Region 2018 Sterling Scholar winners, runners-up

Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:14pm

The Deseret News and KSL Broadcast Group developed the Sterling Scholar program to focus attention on outstanding high school seniors. The purpose is to recognize them publicly as well as award cash scholarships and tuition waivers from participating institutions.

Three injured when ATV crashes into tree in Herriman

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:49pm

Three people were injured when a Razor ATV crashed into a tree in Herriman Saturday, police say.

What's in a name: Gender-neutral baby names are on the rise

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:15pm

Whether Royal, Charlie or Salem, Skyler, Justice or Oakley, unisex names for babies are on the rise among parents more willing than ever to embrace the possibility of gender fluidity in their children and attempt to head off sexism on their behalf.

Idaho couple married 63 years dies minutes apart

Areena Arora-Tribune, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 3:37pm

Bob Huntley, 83, stood up Edna Huntley, 81, for their first date and decided to go hunting instead. Edna forgave him and shortly after, they were married — for 63 years.

Can Facebook restore public trust after privacy scandal?

Sharon Cohen and Matt Sedensky, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 2:48pm

It's a scandal of privacy, politics and an essential ingredient of business success — public trust.

Have You Seen This? Kangaroo ‘dances’ for golf flag

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 2:04pm

We’ve all had our eye turned by something bright or shiny; there’s no shame in that.

'This just needs to stop': Hundreds of thousands decry guns

Ashraf Khalil and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 1:43pm

Summoned to action by student survivors of the Florida school shooting, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied in the nation's capital and cities across America on Saturday to press for gun control in one of the biggest youth protests since the Vietnam era.

There are still 100,000 pay phones in America

Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 1:23pm

In 1999, you could still plunk a coin into one at 2 million phone booths in the United States. Only 5 percent of those are left today.

Women's awards unveiled in honor of Salt Lake City's first female mayor

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 12:41pm

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski honored three female community leaders on Friday as she unveiled new leadership awards named after the city's first female mayor, Deedee Corradini.

3-vehicle crash closes lanes on 2700 West in Taylorsville

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:59am

Several lanes have been closed near 6200 S. 2700 West as police clean up a three-vehicle rollover crash.


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